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194 Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Reviews


scallop87 avatar

scallop87

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Discordance between goals of passengers and goals of expedition leaders

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After doing substantial research, including talking extensively to a Lindblad employee who had been on this trip, we chose this "expedition" to see as much of the Belize reef as possible. However, we did much less ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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111belle

1 Review Written

Whales were amazing

The whale watching was amazing but we only went out 2 hours a day? We came to see whales, I expected to go out morning and afternoon. We were on a boat which was brought back 30 minutes earlier than the others. Why? ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Rnelson55

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing- National Geographic Quest / Lindblad

Day 1: Met at airport for charter to Puerto Barries. Overall pretty easy process. We did have issue with security line timing, and interesting to learn the guide with us didnt know Spanish, so was unable to ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mfrantz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Completely satisfied

We love whale watching and have a curiosity about the Sea of Cortez but have not been successful in attempts to explore it on our own. The itinerary fit our wishes even better than we knew to wish for. Our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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2cruiseSue

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Journey on Orion

This was on my husband's bucket list, not mine. I was afraid of the Drake Passage and didn't really want to go. It turned out to be the best adventure of our lives! We started in Santiago, Chile with the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mbcorash

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A $3500/day prison; brochures completely misleading; activities minimal;

I chose this cruise because the brochure promised extensive activities, lots of options and a lot of time in the water. NONE of these were the case. in seven days, we had a total of 2 and a half hours in which we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Cprofct

1 Review Written

Dreams Really Do Come True

Antarctica has been my dream for years. I researched every type of tour operator before deciding on National Geographic Orion. It is a small luxury ship, where they have the ability to get everyone off the ship for ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Bjorgensen

1 Review Written

National Geographic and Lindblad.....one word....superior!

We chose this adventure because of the reputation al National Geographic and their photographers. We were not disappointed. We were lucky enough to have Don Johansson on board to educate us on Darwin and the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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prileyrn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Misleading

I chose this cruise because I have traveled with NG/Lindblad before and wanted to see Costa Rica with this group of naturalists etc. The timing was right for my daughter and I to travel together. we were looking ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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JC Norton

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Amazing Destinations

South Georgia and the Falklands are must see destinations for people interested in wildlife and polar regions. I've been to Antarctica and the Arctic more than once, loved all those trips, but South Georgia is in a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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srross101

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Galapagos islands & wildlife with Natl Geo

Since Galapagos is a trip of a lifetime and difficult to get to, we wanted to make sure we did it right. The ship, crew & naturalists were EXCELLENT! Each excursion was with a small group and a Naturalist. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Davben58

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Russian Arctic and Wrangel Island

This was our 7th adventure cruise with Lindblad and the 4th on the Orion. We chose this trip because it was to a very different part of the world and it was on the Orion which is our favourite Lindblad ship. There ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Sheri Weber

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Expedition with grandchildren

We had previously sailed with Lindblad in the Galapagos Islands with our granddaughters and had a wonderful experience. They wanted to go on another expedition, so we chose Lindblad again, this time to Alaska. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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rapjjp

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Perfect Combo of Adventure and Comfort

We are a retired couple in our active 60’s and needed an expedition that combined moderate activity level in a new to us part of the world with better than average comfort care. This was that trip. One week in ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Underimpressed

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Arctic and Russian Far East - Expensive dinner cruise with not much else

We have traveled with NatGeo/Lindblad on several occasions, Galapagos, Iceland, Africa (NatGeo solely), Alaska and now Wrangel Island. I had looked forward to this trip for almost 2 years. My expeditions were not ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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michaelhfox

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

National Geographic/Lindblad Alaska cruise

National Geographic/Lindblad put together an amazing cruise of the Inside Passage of Alaska from Sitka to Juneau. The logistics were well done, and the pre-cruise tour of Sitka was very good, especially the Raptor ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Violinbow

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

See Iceland from the sea

We were on the Circumnavigation of Iceland, July 23-August 3, 2019 and it was a great way to see Iceland, as promised by the Captain. The ship was very comfortable and functional. Our cabin, 305, only had one ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Mjtjunior

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

My first cruise leaves me hungry for more, literally and figuratively

I joined this cruise as part of a family reunion and had no hand in picking this particular voyage. I also didn't pay for it! Nice deal! As this is my first cruise, I don't have a point of comparison and so may be ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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dusty4321

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful staff, ship, and adventure for photographers, families, and others

My wife and I in our 70s, moderately fit, had a terrific time on this new ship. This adventure expedition fully met my expectations from advertising and reviews. Venture was nearly brand new and well designed for ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Linda Starmer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Family Adventure

Our fiftieth wedding anniversary gift to ourselves. My husband and I visited Alaska (on a BIG ship) almost 20 years ago. We wanted to take a small ship cruise to a less traveled “path”. The NatGeo quest was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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A3prasad

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Another excellent Lindblad/ NatGeo expedition

Continuing our excellent experience with Lindblad, we went to South East Alaska/ Inside Passage this time. As is usual, all aspects of the expedition were impeccable. The ship, NG Quest was just the right size - 100 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Latrasha

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Time in Alaska with Lindblad

Great week on the Quest. The expedition specialists were phenomenal and very knowledgeable. Cabins were well appointed. Bar staff very friendly. Crew interactive and helpful. Would definitely recommend this ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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devaughan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Magnificence

I have had a long term desire to see and experience Alaska. When we made the decision to actually do it, the Lindblad/National Geographic Quest was the obvious choice. The size of the ship (100 passengers), the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Flippitti

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic service, excellent expedition experience

We boarded the National Geographic Islander as the final part of our two week long trip to Lima, Machu Picchu and parts of Ecuador. This was not our first Lindblad expedition - we had previously done one in the Sea ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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BirderNE

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Incredible Alaska Natue Experience

This was our first cruise and first Lindblad expedition. Our Alaska Inside Passage trip was from Sitka to Juno and was overall an amazing experience. The staff are very accommodating and extremely well-trained. I ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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